leanbh

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From Old Irish lenab (infant, babe, child; young man, youth, boy).

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leanbh m (genitive singular linbh, nominative plural leanaí or leanbhaí)

  1. child, baby
    Baist do leanbh féin ar dtús.
    Charity begins at home.
    (literally, “Baptise your own child first.”)

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